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Academic Success Plan: Details

The Academic Success Plan is an agreement between the student and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi to ensure successful academic performance. The primary purpose of this agreement is to create a unique Academic Success Plan that includes intentional TAMUCC service usage requirements, assesses common academic barriers, and provides a guided path for students during their first year at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi.

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi students agreeing to participate in and complete an Academic Success Plan (ASP) with the Center for Academic Student Achievement are enrolled in a unique ASP Type, which has specific conditions for completion. ASP types, requirements, progress indicators, and conditions for completion are provided below. 

 

ASP Type

 Conditional Admit

Conditional Admit - Academic Success Plan

As a condition of admission, first-year students Conditionally Admitted to TAMUCC signed an Undergraduate Conditional Admissions Agreement. Item Four of the agreement requires students to work with faculty, your assigned academic advisor and CASA learning community mentor by responding to University emails, attending mandatory assigned meetings, attending all their classes and completing all assignments and meeting assigned deadlines.

 Conditional Admit / Texas Success Initiative

Conditional Admit / Texas Success Initiative - Academic Success Plan

This plan has two primary points of emphasis :

Conditional Admission

As a condition of admission, first-year students Conditionally Admitted to TAMUCC signed an Undergraduate Conditional Admissions Agreement. Item Four of the agreement requires students to work with faculty, your assigned academic advisor and CASA learning community mentor by responding to University emails, attending mandatory assigned meetings, attending all their classes and completing all assignments and meeting assigned deadlines.

Texas Success Initiative

In addition, first-year students who did not pass one or more parts (reading, writing, and math) of the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment are required to enroll in TSI/Developmental Education coursework before they can enroll in a college credit course for the subject in which they did not pass. Students who enroll in TSI/Developmental Education Courses enroll in one or more of the following:

TSI/Developmental Math Courses
 - TAMUCC offers the following TSI/Developmental Math Courses for students who do not pass the Math portion of the TSI Assessment. 

MATH 0200: BRIEF DEVELOPMENTAL MATHEMATICS
MATH 0310: DEVELOPMENTAL MATHEMATICS – ALGEBRA
MATH 0320: DEVELOPMENTAL MATHEMATICS - STATISTICS

Placement in the designated TSI/Developmental Math Course is based on students' Program/Major. 

TSI/Developmental Reading & Writing Courses - TAMUCC offers the following TSI/Developmental Reading & Writing Courses for students who do not pass either the Reading and/or Writing portion of the TSI Assessment. 

ENGL 0099: INTEGRATED READING & WRITING NON-COURSE BASED DEVELOPMENT
Earned Credit Hour Limit: Students enrolled in Developmental Education at TAMUCC must complete all Developmental Education requirements prior to earning 45-credit hours at TAMUCC. Students failing to complete all Developmental Education requirements within this period will be restricted from future enrollment at TAMUCC.

 

Students taking dev courses at Delmar do not have a 45 hour limit. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you!

 Texas Success Initiative

Texas Success Initiative - Academic Success Plan

First-year students who do not pass one or more parts (reading, writing, and math) of the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment are required to enroll in TSI/Developmental Education coursework before they can enroll in a college credit course for the subject in which they did not pass. Students who enroll in TSI/Developmental Education Courses enroll in one or more of the following:

TSI/Developmental Math Courses
 - TAMUCC offers the following TSI/Developmental Math Courses for students who do not pass the Math portion of the TSI Assessment.

MATH 0200: BRIEF DEVELOPMENTAL MATHEMATICS
MATH 0310: DEVELOPMENTAL MATHEMATICS – ALGEBRA
MATH 0320: DEVELOPMENTAL MATHEMATICS - STATISTICS

Placement in the designated TSI/Developmental Math Course is based on students' Program/Major. 

TSI/Developmental Reading & Writing Courses - TAMUCC offers the following TSI/Developmental Reading & Writing Courses for students who do not pass either the Reading and/or Writing portion of the TSI Assessment. 

ENGL 0099: INTEGRATED READING & WRITING NON-COURSE BASED DEVELOPMENT
Earned Credit Hour Limit: Students enrolled in Developmental Education at TAMUCC must complete all Developmental Education requirements prior to earning 45-credit hours at TAMUCC. Students failing to complete all Developmental Education requirements within this period will be restricted from future enrollment at TAMUCC.

 

Students taking dev courses at Delmar do not have a 45 hour limit. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you!

 Texas Success Initiative / Viking Islander Program

Texas Success Initiative / Viking Islander Program - Academic Success Plan

This plan has two primary points of emphasis :

Viking Islander Program (VIP)

The basic requirements of the Viking Islander Program include completion of two or more semesters in the VIP program and maintaining a satisfactory Grade Point Average at both intuitions (Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi and Del Mar College). 

All VIP students will be required to meet with a CASA Academic Success Coach at TAMUCC to enroll in an Academic Success Plan. 

Texas Success Initiative (TSI): 

In addition, VIP students who do not pass one or more parts (reading, writing, and math) of the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment are required to complete Developmental Coursework at Del Mar College. Del Mar College will be responsible for assuring a VIP student’s compliance with Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements and will provide remediation for any VIP student needing such additional course work. 

VIP students participating in the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Program at Del Mar College will be required to meet with a CASA Academic Success Coach on the TAMUCC campus throughout the semester. VIP students will have a hold on their account, which will not allow you to register for the following semester unless VIP students meet with CASA at least twice prior to registration.

Please reference the full list of the terms and conditions for Viking Islander Program participants: https://admissions.tamucc.edu/VIP/terms-and-conditions2019.html 

 Viking Islander Program

Viking Islander Program - Academic Success Plan

Viking Islander Program (VIP)

The basic requirements of the Viking Islander Program include completion of two or more semesters in the VIP program and maintaining a satisfactory Grade Point Average at both intuitions (Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi and Del Mar College). 

All VIP students will be required to meet with a CASA Academic Success Coach at TAMUCC to enroll in an Academic Success Plan. 

Please reference the full list of the terms and conditions for Viking Islander Program participants: https://admissions.tamucc.edu/VIP/terms-and-conditions2019.html 

 ASP Requirements

 Make a First Follow-Up Meeting for Prescribed Services

First-year students enrolled in an ASP are required to meet with a CASA Academic Success Coach at the start of the semester to update the Academic Success Plan. This will include the assignment of specific TAMUCC services as well as total number for the duration of the term.

Services may include CASA Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, Writing Center, Peer Mentoring, and Coaching. Reasons may include Course Enrollments as well as your Self-Responses to Common Obstacles and Resources.

 Meet or Exceed Prescribed Service Usage Requirements

First-year students enrolled in an ASP must ensure that they are making progress to adhere to the prescribed service visit requirements agreed to during the Follow-Up Meeting. 

 Adhere to Course Attendance Policies

First-year students enrolled in an ASP must adhere to classroom attendance policies. Should the student expect to miss class for an extended period, the student agrees to inform his/her Instructors and CASA Academic Success Coach.

 Be Mindful of Academic Progress

First-year students enrolled in an ASP must ensure to that to keep track of their academic progress throughout the term. 

 Redefine Goals if Necessary

Should the student determine that he/she is falling behind in class, not performing to expectations (earning grades lower than a C), or is unable to meet the prescribed service usage requirements, the student must contact a CASA Academic Success Coach to redefine term goals.

 Maintain Satisfactory GPA Requirements

First-year students enrolled in an ASP must maintain at minimum a cumulative TAMUCC Grade Point Average of a 2.0 through the first 30 credit hours earned at TAMUCC. 

ASP Progress and Completion

Progress Indicators:

  1. An Academic Success Plan Agreement has been completed with a CASA Academic Success Coach at the start of the long semester.
  2. Students have made a first Follow-Up visit with a CASA Academic Success Coach to identify their Prescribed Service Usage Requirements.
  3. Students are on pace to meet or exceed their Prescribed Service Usage Requirements.
  4. Students are on pace to earn a cumulative TAMUCC GPA of a 2.0 or greater.
  5. Students are on pace to earn a cumulative TAMUCC Credit Hour total of 30 or greater.
  6. Students have informed a CASA Academic Success Coach of obstacles that may prevent them from making academic progress (ex: attendance issues, financial concerns, earning grades lower than a C, etc.)

Conditions for Completion:

  1. The student's Cumulative TAMUCC GPA is a 2.0 or greater
  2. The student's Cumulative TAMUCC Credit Hour Earned Total is 30 or greater
  3. The student has met the Prescribed Service Usage Requirements of the ASP
  4. The student has met any additional requirements specific to the ASP Type

 

Should the student not attempt to carry out the goals set forth within the agreement, and experience an unsuccessful academic semester or year (semester or cumulative GPA falling below a 2.0) students understand the following:

  1. The student may not be eligible to receive federal financial aid assistance to continue their studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
  2. The student may be academically dismissed from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi for failing to meet a cumulative GPA of a 2.0 or higher. The University will determine academic dismissal.
  3. The student may be academically dismissed from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi for failing to meet the Prescribed Service Usage Requirements. The University will determine academic dismissal.

 

For additional information or inquiries, please contact a CASA Academic Success Coach at casa@tamucc.edu or 361-825-5933.